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The Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal and its experts Acclr – Business Services are on the front lines to better equip you with resources, solutions and services designed for businesses in order to face the crisis.

⮚ Consult the experts Acclr – Business Services of the Chamber, who are dedicated to offer you personalized support and remote services tailored for you, the entrepreneurs:

  1. ACCLR AND THE CHAMBER | Our advisors remain available to offer you a range of remote services.

  2. PERSONALIZED SUPPORT IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE | Our experts in international trade will help you, at a distance, to plan the resumption of your international business development.

  3. BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE | Our advisors for entrepreneur support programs and our business intelligence specialists will answer all your questions.
⮚ Visit this COVID-19 news web page for the latest information on programs and resources for entrepreneurs from various levels of government, economic development organizations and some private sector actors.
  1. Webcasts
  2. Tools, services and other resources
  3. Programs and measures
  4. Virtual events
  5. Calls for proposals/applications

1. Webcasts

2. Tools, services and other resources

3. Programs and measures

Federal government

Provincial government

Regional and municipal governments

4. Virtual events

Consult our directory of contests and grants offered in virtual form.

Mois de l'économie sociale
(in French only)
Find your social economy hub to find out what activities are offered in your region.
November 1 to 30, 2020

Strategic Forum on Cultural and Creative Industries
Come and listen to sector experts and discuss the priority actions to be implemented as part of the Relaunch MTL movement.
November 30, 2020, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

En mouvement pour la relance socioéconomique du Québec
(in French only)
This virtual tour presented by Desjardins, the FCCQ and the network of chambers of commerce will deal with themes specific to each of the 17 regions visited.
Montréal November 30 | Capitale-Nationale et Chaudière-Appalaches November 7 | Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Côte-Nord et le Nord-du-Québec November 11, 2020

Objective: Financing – Relaunch Special
Take part in this virtual event designed to facilitate all your financing procedures in a single morning in the form of workshops and 15-minute one-on-one meetings with investors from different backgrounds (banking, government, venture capital).
December 3, 2020, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Strategic Forum on Retail Trade
Come and listen to sector experts and discuss the priority actions to be implemented as part of the Relaunch MTL movement.
December 4, 2020, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Strategic Forum on Information Technology
The Information Technology industry is in crisis. This forum will present a diagnosis of the sector and solutions to be considered.
December 7, 2020, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

IMPULSION MTL International Fleet Forum
This event will be delivered as a series of 5 online activities set to take place between October 2020 and April 2021.
December 8, 2020 | January 26, 2021 | March 16, 2021 | April 27, 2021

Plateforme collaborative collective 101
(in French only)
Entrepreneurs, future founders, actors of the startup ecosystem, register to learn more about this form of business, discover local examples and resources to help you start this type of business.
December 9, 2020

RDV des PME – À la rencontre des programmes d’aide
(in French only)
On the program: answers to your questions about the programs, a current portrait of the various assistance programs offered, access to practical conferences, personalized appointments with speakers or businesses of your choice.
December 9, 2020

(in French only)
Take part in this virtual conference that will provide women entrepreneurs with a roadmap for obtaining financing and growing their businesses.
December 15, 2020, 9 a.m. to noon

Big Bang AQT
Business leaders, elite salespeople, experienced marketers, marketing managers, participate in this monthly event offering more than 16 hours of content over 4 half-days.
December 15, 2020

Forum de l’entrepreneuriat en agriculture urbaine
(in French only)
Attend conferences and panels dedicated to innovative and ecological commercial urban agriculture.
January 27, 2021

Congrès des commerces de proximité
(in French only)
This virtual conference will include three booth areas, networking activities, conferences, a panel discussion and diverse workshops offering solutions for proximity businesses.
February 8 to 10, 2021

5. Calls for proposals/applications

Grands rendez-vous Québec–Wallonie-Bruxelles
(in French only)
Register for this event which will be an opportunity to network entrepreneurs on both sides of the Atlantic for potential innovative partnerships in the fields of health, environment, culture or to support social ties affected by the pandemic.
Registration deadline: November 30, 2020, 11:59 p.m.

Innovation en technologies quantiques : recherche industrielle en collaboration et soutien à l’entrepreneuriat
(in French only)
Apply for funding to carry out an innovation project aimed at the development and commercialization of quantum technologies.
Filing deadline: November 30, 2020, 4 p.m.

Call for projects from organizations in the biofood sector
If you are an NPO or a solidarity cooperative in the bio-food sector, Montréal and the MAPAQ invite you to submit a project for which you could receive a financial contribution of $50,000 for an individual project or $100,000 for a collective project.
Filing deadline: November 30, 2020

Innovation en technologies quantiques : recherche industrielle en collaboration et soutien à l’entrepreneuriat
(in French only)
Québec startups and SMEs are invited to submit their innovation projects stemming from research and development in the following fields: quantum computing, quantum communication, quantum materials and quantum metrology and detection.
Filing deadline: November 30, 2020, 4 p.m.

(in French only)
Register for this pitch competition that gives women entrepreneurs a chance to win a $25,000 investment.
Registration deadline: December 2, 2020

Coopération Québec-Royaume du Maroc
(in French only)
You could obtain funds to carry out structuring activities likely to generate direct benefits in sectors of mutual interest including: agriculture, bio-food and food security, culture, education, training and higher education, environment, health, information and communication technologies and digital technologies.
Registration deadline: December 6, 2020, 11:59 p.m.

Coopération Québec-Conseil nordique des ministres
(in French only)
You may be able to obtain funding for a project that meets the objectives of this call, which include increasing and creating linkages with other northern and Arctic entities, contributing to the fight against climate change and to sustainable northern development, and encouraging collaboration and sharing of expertise. Priority will be given to projects that will contribute to post-COVID-19 recovery efforts.
Registration deadline: December 7, 2020, 11:59 p.m.

Appel de projets Québec-Israël
(in French only)
You could obtain funds to carry out a project that could concretize sustainable alliances between the Québec and Israeli innovation ecosystems in order to generate economic benefits for Québec and Israel.
Filing deadline: December 16, 2020

Coopération Québec-Shanghai
(in French only)
You could obtain funding to carry out innovative or structuring activities that produce concrete benefits in the targeted sectors: economy, science and technology, environment and fight against climate change, electrification of transport, energy, education and training, culture, maritime sector, nordicity, health, tourism.
Registration deadline: December 18, 2020, 11:59 p.m.

Appui aux jeunes entreprises innovantes à fort potentiel de croissance – Primo-adoptants
(in French only)
You could receive funding to innovate through the early use of technologies created by young innovative companies with high growth potential (startups).
Filing deadlines: January 4, March 1, May 3, July 2, September 1 and November 1, 2021

Coopération bilatérale Québec-Flandre
(in French only)
You could obtain funding to implement a project contributing to the development of Québec society and especially to the development of employment in one of the following fields: maritime sector, economy, research and innovation, environment, education and social issues.
Registration deadline: January 11, 2021, 11:59 p.m.

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